Just two days ago, on 24 May, news was announced about the legendary singer’s death, and the millions of people that she inspired having been writing about the impact she had on their lives.
Celebrated lesbian historian and poet Jill Gardiner dies at 63 years oldPublished on :
Probably best known for her book From The Closet To The Screen: Women At The Gateways Club 1945-85, Jill was a teacher, librarian, researcher and writer.
Lily Savage brought the gift of drag to UK television screens – for that, we must forever be gratefulPublished on :
“Oh good, have you come to do the washing up?” Ever the epitome of quick, witty comedy, that was Paul O’Grady’s response – as Lily Savage – to a Metropolitan police raid on the Royal Vauxhall Tavern in 1987.
FROM THE VAULTS: A woman’s place is in the housePublished on :
To mark the passing of the first lesbian MP Maureen Colquhoun, here’s a 2017 piece about the women she paved the way for BY CARRIE LYELL When I was born [….]
Tributes paid to Maureen Colquhoun, the first openly lesbian MPPublished on :
The sad news comes today that Maureen Colquhoun has passed away at the age of 92 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TWITTER Maureen Colquhoun, the first openly lesbian MP who [….]